Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
257 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

Waves are provided as a range of significant wave heights, which
is the average of the highest 1/3 of the waves, along with the
average height of the highest 10 percent of the waves which will
occasionally be encountered.

LMZ740>743-190315-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-Calumet Harbor to Gary-
257 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 kt increasing to 30 kt and
becoming north this evening. Snow and slight chance of rain in
the evening, then chance of snow after midnight. Waves 4 to 7 ft
occasionally to 9 ft building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds to 30 kt becoming northwest 15 to 20 kt
in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt. Mostly clear.
Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 kt becoming east in the
afternoon. Sunny. Waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in
the afternoon.

$$

LMZ744-745-190315-
Gary to Burns Harbor-Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
257 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 kt increasing to 30 kt late this
evening. Snow and rain in the evening, then snow likely after
midnight. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft building to 5 to 8
ft occasionally to 10 ft.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 25 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 6 to
9 ft occasionally to 12 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to
10 ft in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Waves
4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 to 3 ft.

$$

KJB


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